Deliverability, , Marketing Tools

Verify Your Email Marketing Lists Online: Why, How, and Where

Email marketing is a blood sport. In the last 20 years, the only thing that’s changed with email is that good email senders continue to get punished more and more by email service providers. While ISPs and ESPs could totally coordinate if they wanted to, they simply don’t. The result is that there’s an adversarial relationship between the two. Internet Service Providers (ISPs) block Email Service Providers (ESPs)… and then ESPs are forced to block clients. It’s not as simple as double opt-in in the industry. Sites like ours work with partners on shared campaigns

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, Marketing Infographics

The Top 15 Email Marketing Myths You Need to Know

Last year, we shared an amazing infographic that provided 7 email marketing myths. In my opinion, email continues to be one of the most undervalued, underused and abused communication methods that the average marketer has at their disposal. This time around, Email Monks has has shortlisted top 15 prominent email marketing myths and debunked them with logical rationales in our “Email Marketing Myth Busting” Infographic. The infographic throws light on the truths behind these myths based on email marketing subjects such as email content, email design, email delivery, email testing, email lists, etc. We’re huge

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Deliverability, , Marketing Infographics

What is Email Authentication? How does it Impact Deliverability?

There’s a lot of ignorance out there from marketers and IT professionals when it comes to email deliverability and inbox placement. Most companies simply believe it’s a simple process where by you send the email… and it gets where it needs to be. It doesn’t work that way – internet service providers have a number of tools at their disposal to verify the source of the email and validate it as a reputable source before that email is ever delivered to the inbox. We’ve been amazed at the improvement in our deliverability, inbox placement, and

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Mail Tester: A Free Tool to Check Your Email Newsletter Against Common SPAM Issues

We’ve been monitoring our email inbox percentages with our partners at 250ok and getting some great results. I wanted to dig in a little deeper to the actual construction of our email and found a great tool called mail tester. Mail tester provides you with a unique email address that you can send your newsletter to and then they provide you an quick analysis of your email against common SPAM checks by junk filters. The resulting tests are quite robust – the only obvious check missing is whether or not your email is designed responsively

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